Cognizant Technology Solutions Microsoft Innovation and Enablement - Enablement Lead in Teaneck, New Jersey
Microsoft Innovation and Enablement - Enablement Leader Position Job Description * Leads the Enablement team - focused on growing the capabilities of Cognizant consultants, awareness of our portfolio of solutions and ensuring all parties understand "The MBG Way" * Accountable to collect and analyze data on the state of Cognizant enablement; sharing with executives in the organization and relevant staff at Microsoft on progress towards yearly goals * Owns enablement needs analysis: partners with leaders across the MBG, Cognizant and Microsoft to identify enablement needs and skills gaps; works closely with the Solution Area Leaders and the Centers of Excellence to ensure effective learning is resulting in desired outcomes * Responsible for scope of training programs and initiatives; works with team on interviews and group workshops with relevant subject matter experts in order to design the scope of any enablement program * Manages Enablement Team as the "best example" of the "MBG Way" at Cognizant - using the tools and processes we wish to have implemented across the organization * Partners with learning leaders across all of Cognizant, including Cognizant Academy, to allow the MIE team to "snap into" existing Cognizant mechanisms for enablement and education * Manages the MBG onboarding program - and supports continuous improvement in the rate at which new staff learn how to reach out for help for all items at Cognizant * Domain expertise in learning/education field or relevant work experience Tool Preferences * Skill with PowerBI preferred * Ability to craft/review learning content generated by team (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud) * Familiarity with the full Microsoft 365 set of applications Location * Ideally available on the East Coast of the Americas (to aid with calls made with UK/India) * Preferably in Washington DC - to allow in-person meetings with no travel expense with MIE leadership ABOUT THE COGNIZANT MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP (MBG) The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose-advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed. Who We Are We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people.We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG). Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.